Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites residents who are fed up with news of crime and violence to the second annual “Heal the Hood” block party this weekend, hosted by Ajamou Butler and Dominic Carter.
Heal the Hood began last year as a gathering of like-minded neighbors who wanted to come together as a community to create something positive.
This year’s event will take place from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the corner of N. 9th St. and W. Ring St., and will feature food, vendors, entertainment and more.
Sponsors include Alderwoman Coggs, Pursenality, the Heal the Hood Campaign, Live on Purpose, Inc., Elder Andre Lee Ellis and Meinz Barber Lounge.
The event is free and open to the public.
What: Heal the Hood block party
When: 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2013
Where: Corner of N. 9th St. and W. Ring St.